TOKYO, Oct. 12, 2020 /Kyodo JBN/ --
Nippon Express’ East Asia Regional General Manager Presented Magnolia Award by Shanghai Municipal People’s Government
Tatsuo Sugiyama, Managing Executive Officer and Regional General Manager, East Asia Region, Nippon Express Co., Ltd., has received the Magnolia Award and a commendation certificate from the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government. The honor was awarded at a presentation ceremony held at the Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai hotel on Wednesday, September 16, 2020.
Photo1: Recipients at presentation ceremony
Photo2: Managing Executive Officer Tatsuo Sugiyama (left) and Shanghai Association of Foreign Investment Chairman Huang Feng (right)
Presented annually since 1989, the Magnolia Award is given by the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government to foreign residents of Shanghai who have helped advance friendly exchange and cooperation with the city of Shanghai and contributed to Shanghai’s socioeconomic development. Five of this year’s 50 recipients were Japanese.
Among the reasons cited for Mr. Sugiyama’s award were Nippon Express’ long years of contribution to Shanghai through its logistics business, its China-Europe rail transport services operating out of Shanghai, its scholarships and endowed courses at Shanghai Maritime University, and its provision of BCP-compatible solutions and transport/storage of masks and other medical equipment under the restrictions imposed on logistics operations during the coronavirus pandemic.
As a global logistics company, Nippon Express pledges to continue contributing to society through logistics.
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